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Midlo Rivals the Rapids

Midlo Rivals the Rapids

Maddie Burke, Sports Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Midlo Girls Lacrosse geared up for a home game against their rivals, the James River Rapids. Entering with 3-5 record and a recent close loss against Manchester, Midlo felt eager to add another win under their belts. After warm ups, the players took the field, and the ga...

Trojans Tennis Emerge Victorious Over Chiefs

Trojans Tennis Emerge Victorious Over Chiefs

Maddie Burke and Zinzi Symister

March 29, 2019


Filed under Spring Sports

On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Midlo's Varsity Girls Tennis team hosted the Monacan Chiefs on Midlo's newly-renovated tennis courts. Last week, the Trojans traveled to Cosby High School and suffered a tough loss to the Titans. After a warm up, led by returning captain Ashley Peterson, the girls, hungry ...

Midlo Wrestling Tackles States

Midlo Wrestling Tackles States

Maddie Burke, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Winter Sports

On February 15, 2019, the Midlo Wrestling team traveled to the Robinson Secondary School to compete in the Region 4 State Tournament. These full day wrestling tournaments are grueling, taking both mental and physical strength from the participants. Within each weight class, each wrestler competes in a ...

Staib Signs for Tribe Football

Staib Signs for Tribe Football

Maddie Burke, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

Every year, numerous Midlothian athletes take their game to the next level by deciding to play their sport in college. On February 3, 2019, senior Brayden Staib joined these athletes by verbally committing to play D1 football at the College of William and Mary, and on February 6, he made it official by...

Midlo Boys Lacrosse Dominates the Preseason

Midlo Boys Lacrosse Dominates the Preseason

Emily Vanlandingham, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 31, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

In order to stay in shape, athletes work out year-round, often competing on travel teams or club squads. Leading up to lacrosse tryouts, several Midlo lacrosse players joined forces to compete on January 21, 2019, in the MLK High School Lacrosse Tournament, a good way for the athletes to build team chemi...

Midlo Wrestling Aims High at the Arrowhead

Midlo Wrestling Aims High at the Arrowhead

Maddie Burke and Erin Junkmann

January 29, 2019


Filed under Winter Sports

On Saturday, January 26, 2019, the Trojans Varsity Wrestling Team traveled to Powhatan High School for the Arrowhead Invitational Tournament. These tournaments are all-day events that test each athlete’s individual endurance and skill. Wrestlers face athletes in one of the 13 different weight classes...

Furman and Smith Verbally Commit to Randolph-Macon for Baseball

Cara Hahn, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 25, 2019


Filed under Sports

Each year, Midlo sends numerous athletes to take the next step in their athletic careers by signing and committing to play their sport at the collegiate level. College coaches now visit many high school sporting events to try to entice talented players to commit to their schools. In November of 2018, s...

Choi Breaks Barriers

Choi Breaks Barriers

Maddie Burke and Emily Vanlandingham

October 15, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

Midlothian High School's golf program is known for its widely successful team, bringing home the title of Regional Champs for the past two years, but many do not know that among the team full of boys is one girl, sophomore Esther Choi. Choi has played on the Midlo Golf team as the only girl for two years...

Midlo Golf Swings as Regional Champs

Midlo Golf Swings as Regional Champs

Maddie Burke, Sports Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

On October 2, 2018, Midlo Golf competed in the Regional Tournament at Mattaponi Springs Golf Course and earned the title of Regional Champs for the second year in a row. Under the leadership of Coach John Pruitt, Midlo came out on top with a score of 298; Monacan's score was 320. Both Midlo and Monacan...

Junkmann Verbals to Hoyas

Junkmann Verbals to Hoyas

Maddie Burke, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every year, Midlo athletics produces various athletes who takes their talents to the next level of college play. On September 7, 2018, Junior Erin Junkmann joined these athletes by verbally committing to play soccer at Georgetown University. Junkmann anticipates what the future will hold as she embarks on ...

Elite Midlo Athletes Advance to Next Level

Elite Midlo Athletes Advance to Next Level

Maddie Burke and Erin Junkmann

June 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every year, Midlo Athletics brims with talented student athletes. Through their hard work and dedication to athletics, many Midlo athletes from the Class of 2018 have decided to move on to play at the next level. The following senior athletes will continue to play their sports in college: Kyle Webb, ...

Midlo Lacrosse Recognizes Seniors

Midlo Lacrosse Recognizes Seniors

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 1, 2018


Filed under Spring Sports

On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Midlo Girls Lacrosse hosted Senior Night during a home game against James River. Before the start of the game, the festivities kicked off with the recognition of each of the seniors: Olivia Harriman, Katie Call, Claire O’Brien, Alyssa Black, Heidi Peterson, Emily Smith...

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